TCI Mag Nov 2016 Front_v8.indd
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Tree Care Industry
Tree Care Industry
Allmark Services, Inc. operates this Effer 585 6s6s articulated crane with a 127-foot reach. \U201CThe biggest thing with cranes is the safety issue,\U201D says Allmark\U2019
lot of handwork to what he calls \U201Cmechan-
beat a crane,\U201D he concludes.
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\U201CWith a crane, you can do more and keep your crews stable. Mechanics (machines) let you do more
carriages, not cars or trucks) and turn in
that close to the stated capacity, there
Cutting Edge - News
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Cutting Edge - Products
Fecon SH280 Stump Hog for FTX128 Track Carrier
January 27-28, 2017*
ANSI A300 Pruning Standard
Figure 1: Comparison of structure of old and new versions of ANSI A300 Part 1 - Pruning. Courtesy of the author.
A new \U201CPruning Specifi cations\U201D section provides information on what should be included in most pruning
the ASC A300 since 1996.
Accreditation Profi le
health science and PHC.
and safety,\U201D he says. \U201CAc-
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Branch Offi ce
ant that when our sales professionals are
tain terms, what is expected of them.
The testing grounds was a Davey Tree Research Farm tucked away between corn and soybean fi elds in northeast Ohio. Photos courtesy of the author.
Forty researchers and technicians stuck
Image 6: Ends were reduced back to laterals.
vascular plants. Arborists
of Independent Tree LLC, an eight-year
you\U2019ll finish well.
Profi les in Arboriculture
By Robert Sample
Right next to Cunniffe House,
ican elms do,\U201D notes Farrelly. \U201CYet from
These particular varieties are still relative-
ASTI Supporter Profi le
North American Training Solutions instructor Rick Denbeau uses the Sterling 11.5 mm Scion and the TriTech UP Lanyard for work positioning. Courtesy of Sterling Rope.
Rings and things
struction, polyester and nylon.
Massachusetts, whose newest offering is
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leased its Chook, a new tool rated with a
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Business of Tree Care
fessionalism is critical for profi tability and
Mosquito abatement for
water, while others prefer water high in
I had placed granules of BTI into the cavity water of this
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If the MVRs reveal a number of incident
I wish I encountered more frequently in
substance screening. The outcome of the
By Brandon Gallagher Watson
Tree News Digest
Tracked Lifts\U2019 89-foot Arborist, made in Italy, features a military-style tracked undercarriage that expands from 34.5 to 50 inches in width. It also allows operation over
He adds that the new lifts are powered
The insulating booms provide only
will go from raw material to fi nished prod-
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Teupen has a new insulated version of its model
Certifi ed Treecare Safety Professionals can earn one quarter (.25) \U201Cprofessional development\U201D CEU1 toward their recertifi cation by taking this short comprehension
tive determinations that need to be made
it were my tree, and it is
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struck by a tree branch that he\U2019d been cut-
Letters & Emails
Tree Awareness, Inc. Seeks Production Leaders,
Sales Arborist, NY
Tree Service, Weeki Wachee, Florida
A crew with Raines Tree Care, a TCIA member company based in Rogers, Arkansas, works at Little Rock National Cemetery, south of Little Rock, in Pulaski County, Ark.,
A worker with The Davey Tree Expert Company, an accredited TCIA member company , is framed by gravestones
David Means, left, owner of Copper Forest, LLC, a TCIA member company based in Front Royal, Virginia, and
Crew members with Heartwood Tree Service, LLC,
Letters & Emails
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From the Field
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